Pleurothallis uninervia Luer & Dodson 1999 SUBGENUS Pleurothallis SECTION Pleurothallis SUBSECTION Longiracemosae [Luer] Luer 1998

Drawing by Carl Luer and The Epidendra Orchid Website

Full shade Warm Fall

Common Name The One Nerved Pleurothallis [A Volcano in Costa Rica]

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in Ecuador at elevations of 720 to 850 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by a thin tubular sheath below the middle and 2 to 3 others at the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, narrowly elliptical, obtuse, narrowly cuneate below into the sessile base leaf that blooms in the fall on 1 to 3, erect, loose, 2.4 to 3.6" [6 to 9 cm] long, simultaneously many flowered inflorescence arising through a slender spathe at the base of the leaf.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XVIII Luer 1999 drawing fide;